Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre, Acting Track

B.F.A. degree program
Total hours required – 66

Base Theatre Courses Hours
TH 1513 Acting I: Realism 3
TH 1533 Text Analysis 3
TH 2011 Contemporary Plays 1
TH 2113 Beginning Directing 3
TH 2123 Voice and Diction for the Stage 3
TH 2143
Movement for the Stage
3
TH 2153
Acting II: Meisner
3
TH 2253
Stage Combat
3
TH 2453
Introduction to Technical Theatre
3
TH 3013
Makeup for the Stage
3
TH 3033
Theatre Management or TH 3133 Stage Management
3
TH 3043
Acting III: Improvisation
3
TH 3163 Audition Technique 3
TH 3433
History of Theatre I
3
TH 3443
History of Theatre II
3
TH 3491 Theater Workshop: Practicum (repeated seven times) 7
TH 4013 Acting V: Shakespeare 3
TH 4033 Acting IV: Period Styles 3
TH 4102 Senior Seminar I 2
TH 4112 Senior Seminar II 2
TH 4309 Theatre in New York 3
TH 4nnV Special Topics 3

B.F.A. Acting Degree Guide

Suggested order; does not include Gen. Ed. requirements

*Offered even-numbered years only

**Offered odd-numbered years only (may have to swap courses in certain semesters depending on year of entrance)

FRESHMAN FALL

TH 1513 Acting I: Realism (3)

TH 2453 Introduction to Technical Theatre (3)

TH 3491 Practicum (1)

FRESHMAN SPRING

TH 1533 Text Analysis (3)

TH 2123 Voice and Diction for the Stage (3)

TH 3491 Practicum (1)

SOPHOMORE FALL

TH 2011 Contemporary Plays (1)**

TH 2153 Acting II: Meisner (3)

TH 3433 Theatre History I (3)

TH 3491 Practicum (1)

SOPHOMORE SPRING

TH 2143 Movement for the Stage (3)

TH 3013 Makeup for the Stage (3)

TH 3033 Theatre Management (3)** or TH 3133 Stage Management (3)*

TH 3491 Practicum (1)

JUNIOR FALL

TH 2113 Beginning Directing (3)

TH 3043 Acting III: Improvisation (3)**

TH 3163 Audition Technique (3)

TH 3491 Practicum (1)

JUNIOR SPRING

TH 2253 Stage Combat (3)*

TH 3443 Theatre History II (3)

TH 3491 Practicum (1)

TH 4013 Acting IV: Period Styles (3)* or TH 4033 Acting V: Shakespeare (3)**

SENIOR FALL

TH 3491 Practicum (1)

TH 4102 Senior Seminar I (2)

TH 4nnV Theatre Elective (3)

SENIOR WINTERMESTER

TH 4093 Theatre in New York (3)

SENIOR SPRING

TH 4013 Acting IV: Period Styles (3)* or TH 4033 Acting V: Shakespeare (3)**

TH 4112 Senior Seminar II (2)